Comedy lovers, have something exciting to see come October, 2020. The series was first mentioned in January 2018, by Stolen Pictures Productions as a 30-minute comedic show. However, Amazon Prime Video has since signed the complete series in August 2019, taking up full control to the series. Created by Nick Frost and Simon Pegg, the two friends add this to their long list of comedy flick since the days of Hot Fuzz, and Shaun of the Dead.
The creators credited their inspiration to getting a mix of X-Files, and various episodes of The Mysterious World of Arthur C. Clarke, also books such as Usborne Book of Ghost, and Guide to the Paranormal.
The 1st series of the metaphysical comedy will contain 8 episodes and premiere on October 30th on Amazon Prime. The series aims to be a mixture of both paranormal and comedy.
Truth Seekers Plot: What will happen next?
The series focuses on Gus, who works for a broadband company by day, and investigates supernatural activities by night for the viewing pleasure of his online audience. Gus uses his day job as a subterfuge for his true devotion, hunting paranormal sightings in the UK with his team. The series tries to find a balance between laughter and terror. Simon Pegg said the show horror aspects were completed serious, while the funny part were thoroughly hysterical.
The paranormal team of investigators, stake out subterranean bunkers, decadent hospitals, and eerie churches. Using their makeshift devices in discovering ghosts and monsters. Finally their clash with the supernatural becomes more frequent and brutal, opening up a connivance that may lead to the end of the world.
Truth Seekers Cast: Who will be in?
Starring in the series are the co- developers Nick Frost and Simon Pegg. Simon’s character is Dave, the head of the broadband company, while Nick stars as Gus.
- Malcolm McDowell known for his role in the movie Easy A, stars as Richard.
- Samson Kayo of the Timewasters fame stars as Elton.
- Susan Wokoma of Netflix’s Crazyhead as Helen.
- Julian Barratt (Maurice in series Flowers) as Dr Peter Toynbee.
- Emma D’Arcy (Naomi Richards in the movie Wanderlust) plays Astrid.
- Other cast members are: Kate Nash, Kelvin Eldon, and Morgana Robinson.
Truth Seekers Trailers: When can we see it?
Filming for Truth Seekers started in September 2019, and two trailers have been released. The first was during the Amazon’s Comic-Con@Home in July 2020.
Recently the second and official trailer for the show was released by Amazon Prime Video.
What do you think of the upcoming series, ready to watch?